Meaning of obscurant

ob•scu•rant

Pronunciation: (ub-skyoor'unt), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who strives to prevent the increase and spread of knowledge.
  2. a person who obscures.
—adj.
  1. pertaining to or characteristic of obscurants.
  2. tending to make obscure.
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